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Mountain Name(s): Nun     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 7135 m / 23408.8 ft     Snow line: 5000 m / 16404 ft
Summit(s): Kun; (7 077 m /23 219 feet)
    Prominence: 7 077 m/23 219 ft
Location: India(Kashmir);     Isolation: 3 km/2 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 33°58'49.553''N
    Climbing Season(s): 01 Jul - 30 Sep;
Parent Range: Himalaya     Nearest Airport(s): Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport (IXL);
Range: Please update     Convenience Center(s): Delhi; Kargil;
First Ascent: ??/??/1953     National Park(s): Please update

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Nun is a beautiful aesthetic 7000m+ peak in Ladakh region of India. It is an easily approachable peak. It can be a challenging peak to climb. Its sister peak is Kun(7000m+)separated by a snowfield of about 2 kms. These are the only two mountains in this range above 7000m. You can see Nanga Parbat quite at a close distance and the giants of Karakoram range on clear days from the summit.

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Nun(7135m/23,409ft) is the highest peak in between Zanskar and Kargil regions of Ladakh in the Indian Himalayas. The approach to Nun Base Camp is appealingly short and easily accessible by road.

Location Edit

Leh, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Getting there Edit

Delhi, the capital city of india is the nearest International Airport, from there you take a domestic flight to Leh. And from leh you will drive to the nearest roadhead in jeeps from where you'll start your expedition.



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  • The Nun Kun mountain massif consists of a pair of Himalayan peaks: Nun, 7,135 m (23,409 ft) and its neighbor peak Kun, 7,077 m (23,218 ft).[3] Nun is the highest peak in the part of the Himalayan range lying on the Indian side of the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. (There are higher peaks in the Indian part of the Karakoram range.) The massif is located near the Suru valley, about 250 km (160 mi) east of Srinagar, the state capital. Kun is located north of Nun and is separated from it by a snowy plateau of about 4 km (2.5 mi) in length. Pinnacle Peak, 6,930 m (22,736 ft), is the third highest summit of the group.

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